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Game Of Thrones wins big at the 2015 Emmys
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Game Of Thrones wins big at the 2015 Emmys

Game Of Thrones was the big winner at the 2015 Emmys, taking home 12 awards in all.

The fantasy drama won the night's big award for Best Drama as well as the awards for Best Writing For A Drama Series, Best Directing In A Drama Series for the episiode "Mother Mercy" and a best supporting actor award for Peter Dinklage and a series of triumphs in the more technical categories. 

It was also a great night for Jon Hamm, who took home the award for Best Actor in a Drama for the first time for his role as Don Draper in Mad Men, Viola Davis won the same award in the actress category for How To Get Away With Murder, while Uzo Aduba won Best Supporting Actress in a Drama for her role in Orange Is The New Black.

Other big winners included Olive Kitteridge, VEEP and Transparent. 


The key winners at the 2015 Emmys are below (the full list is here):


Game Of Thrones - Winner
Better Call Saul
Downton Abbey
Mad Men
Orange Is The New Black


Lead Actor In A Drama

Jon Hamm, Mad Men - Winner
Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
Kyle Chandler, Bloodline
Live Schreiber, Ray Donovan
Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom
Kevin Spacey, House Of Cards


Supporting Actor In A Drama

Peter Dinklage, Game Of Thrones - Winner
Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul
Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline
Jim Carter, Downton Abbey
Michael Kelly, House Of Cards
Alan Cumming, The Good Wife


Lead Actress In A Drama

Viola Davis, How To Get Away With Murder - Winner
Taraji P. Henson, Empire
Claire Danes, Homeland
Robin Wright, House Of Cards
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men
Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black


Supporting Actress In A Drama

Uzo Aduba, Orange Is The New Black - Winner
Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey
Lena Headey, Game Of Thrones
Emilia Clarke, Game Of Thrones
Christine Baranski, The Good Wife
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men


Writing For A Drama Series

Game Of Thrones, "Mother’s Mercy," David Benioff And D.B. Weiss - Winner
Better Call Saul, “Five-o”, Gordon Smith
Mad Men, “Lost Horizon”, Sam Chellas And Matthew Weiner
Mad Men, "Person To Person", Matthew Weiner
The Americans, "Do Mail Robots Dream Of Electric Sheep?", Joshua Brand


Directing For A Drama Series

Game Of Thrones, “Mother’s Mercy”, David Nutter - Winner
Boardwalk Empire, "Eldorado", Tim Van Patten
Game Of Thrones, "Unbowed, Unbroken, Unbent", Jeremy Podeswa
Homeland, “From A To B And Back Again”, Lesli Linka Glatter
The Knick, "Method And Madness," Steven Soderbergh


Comedy Series

Veep - Winner
Modern Family
Parks And Recreation
Silicon Valley
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt


Lead Actor In A Comedy

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent - Winner
Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
Don Cheadle, House Of Lies
Louis C.k., Louie
Matt Leblanc, Episodes
William H. Macy, Shameless
Will Forte, The Last Man On Earth


Lead Actress In A Comedy

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep - Winner
Lily Tomlin, Grace And Frankie
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Lisa Kudrow, The Comeback
Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer
Amy Poehler, Parks & Recreation


Supporting Actor In A Comedy

Tony Hale, Veep - Winner
Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-nine
Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele
Titus Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Adam Driver, Girls
Ty Burrell, Modern Family


Supporting Actress In A Comedy

Allison Janney, Mom - Winner
Niecy Nash, Getting On
Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
Jane Krakowski, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Kate Mckinnon, Saturday Night Live
Gaby Hoffman, Transparent
Anna Chlumsky, Veep


Writing For A Comedy Series

Veep, "Election Night," Simon Blackwell And Tony Roche (story And Teleplay), Armando Iannucci (story) - Winner
Episodes, “Episode 409”, David Crane And Jeffrey Klarik
Louie, “Bobby’s House”, Louis C.k.
Silicon Valley, "Two Days Of The Condor", Alec Berg
The Last Man On Earth, “Alive In Tucson”, Will Forte
Transparent “Pilot”, Jill Soloway


Directing For A Comedy Series

Transparent, “Best New Girl”, Jill Soloway - Winner
The Last Man On Earth, “Pilot”, Christopher Miller And Phil Lord
Louie, “Sleepover”, Louis C.k.
Silicon Valley, “Sand Hill Shuffle”, Mike Judge
Veep, “Testimony”, Armando Iannucci


TV Movie

Bessie- Winner
Agatha Christie’s Poirot: Poirot’s Last Case
Grace Of Monaco
Hello Ladies: The Movie
Killing Jesus



Olive Kitteridge - Winner
American Crime
American Horror Story: Freak Show
The Honorable Woman
Wolf Hall


Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or Movie

Richard Jenkins, Olive Kitteridge - Winner
Timothy Hutton, American Crime
Adrien Body, Houdini
Ricky Gervais, Derek Special
David Oyelowo, Nightingale
Mark Rylance, Wolf Hall


Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or Movie

Frances McDormand, Olive Kitteridge - Winner
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Queen Latifah, Bessie
Emma Thompson, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Honorable Woman


Supporting Actor In A Miniseries Or Movie

Bill Murray, Olive Kitteridge - Winner
Richard Cabral, American Crime
Denis O’hare, America Horror Story: Freak Show
Finn Wittrock, America Horror Story: Freak Show
Michael Kenneth Williams, Bessie

Damian Lewis, Wolf Hall


Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or Movie

Regina King, American Crime - Winner
Angela Bassett, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Mo’nique, Bessie
Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Coven
Zoe Kazan, Olive Kitteridge


Writing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special

Olive Kitteridge, Jane Anderson - Winner
American Crime, “Episode One”, John Ridley
Bessie, “Vessie”, Horton Foote (story), Dee Rees (screenplay And Story), Christopher Cleveland (screenplay), Bettina Gilois, Screenplay)
Hello Ladies, "Hello Ladies: The Movie," Stephen Merchant, Gene Stupnitsky, Lee Eisenberg
The Honorable Woman, Hugo Blick
Wolf Hall, Peter Straughan


Directing For A Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special

Olive Kitteridge, Lisa Cholodenko - Winner
American Horror Story: Freak Show, “Monsters Among Us”
Ryan Murphy
Bessie, Dee Rees
The Honorable Woman, Hugo Blick
Houdini, Uli Edel
The Missing, Tom Shankland
Wolf Hall, Peter Kosminsky


Variety Talk Series

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart - Winner
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
Late Show With David Letterman
The Colbert Report
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon


Variety Sketch Series

Inside Amy Schumer - Winner
Drunk History
Key & Peele
Saturday Night Live

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